For foreign residents in Japan

At Nagano International Culture College, you can learn Japanese language at the most suitable level from beginner to higher levels.

Auditing Student

For your more fruitful living experience for foreign people living in Japan, such foreign residents can take Japanese language classes just like those foreign students who came to Japan to study Japanese.
The admission fee has been exempted since October, 2011.

Requirements for admission

  1. Must be currently living in Japan and have valid residential status.
  2. Must have a strong will to study hard.

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  1. Application Form (Our school format with a head-shot photo of applicant)
  2. Photocopy of passport
  3. Photocopy of Alien Registration Card(Residence Card) or Certification of Registered Matters( Resident’s certificate)


Entry time usually starts only in April and October. If you can pass the level examination of the school, you can be admitted to the school at any time.


Monthly fees are as follows;
  1. Tuition: 2,970 JPY/day x lesson days (lesson days vary from month to month.)
  2. Facility fee: 3,600 JPY/ month
  3. Learning material & Teaching material fee: 1,750 JPY/ month
* Textbooks are not included in the Leaning material fee or Teaching material fee.
* Tuition is to be calculated from the first day of School.

Tuition and Fees for School Year 2018 (Apr. 2018 ~ Mar. 2019)

Month Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep.
15 20 20 19 10 16
Fees 49,900 64,750 64,750 61,780 35,050 52,870

Month Oct Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar.
17 20 15 18 19 11
Fees 55,840 64,750 49,900 58,810 61,780 38,020
* Tuition and fees above are subject to change. Please ask School admin for the details.
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